PGS Lecture Series 2022-05: Luigi Toda on vulnerabilities and resilience

Continuing with the goal of presenting applied geography undertakings in the Philippines, the Philippine Geographical Society is mounting the fifth PGS Lecture Series for the year. The talk is to be given by Luigi Toda entitled Measuring Vulnerability and Resilience. This lecture happens on Saturday, 28 May 2022 at 2:00PM. An alumnus of the UP … More PGS Lecture Series 2022-05: Luigi Toda on vulnerabilities and resilience

Geography Webbynar #6 (2021-2022) – Mylene T. De Guzman discusses how materialities expose unequal geographies during the pandemic

How can material implements during COVID-19 show unequal geographies through class, access to healthcare, and cultural responses to the pandemic?  For the third Geography Webbynar this 2nd semester (and sixth for the 2021-2022 academic year) sponsored by the UP Department of Geography, Prof Mylene T. De Guzman will present Living in a Material (Covid-19) World on Friday, 6 … More Geography Webbynar #6 (2021-2022) – Mylene T. De Guzman discusses how materialities expose unequal geographies during the pandemic

PGS Lecture Series 2022-04: Kathy Ilustre illuminates discusses digital geovisualization of data

Goodbye maps, hello apps? The advent of high speed wireless technologies created a generation of tech-savvy digital navigators. But does this signal the end of the use of maps? Digital maps are entrenched in the social fabric of this generation’s milieu in ways too various to specify. How do we make visible geospatial data in … More PGS Lecture Series 2022-04: Kathy Ilustre illuminates discusses digital geovisualization of data

Geography Webbynar #5 (2021-2022) – Adem Yulu talks about the recreational potential of Mount Ararat

The UP Department of Geography proudly presents the second Geography Webbynar for the second semester 2021-2022, happening on Monday, 28 March 2022 at 4:30PM. Asst Prof Dr Adem Yulu from the Department of Geography at Iğdır Üniversitesi will give a talk entitled Mountain Tourism: The Case of Mount Ararat. Located in the extreme eastern portion of Turkey, Mount Ararat not … More Geography Webbynar #5 (2021-2022) – Adem Yulu talks about the recreational potential of Mount Ararat

PGS Lecture Series 2022-03: Maria Carinnes Alejandria illuminates foods capes in estuarial ecosystems

Chronic food insecurity has defined the lived experiences of undocumented communities along the intersection of Manila Bay and Pasig River. Malnutrition primarily affects two vulnerable sectors—children and older adults—leading to other complicating diseases and missed life opportunities. For the second Philippine Geographical Society Lecture Series for 2022, Dr Maria Carinnes Alejandria will give a presentation Charting subaltern foodscapes: situating hunger … More PGS Lecture Series 2022-03: Maria Carinnes Alejandria illuminates foods capes in estuarial ecosystems

Geography Webbynar #4 (2021-2022) – Carlos Ortiz discusses the multilayered ways Japan is imagined

Oscar Wilde once remarked: “The whole of Japan is a pure invention. There is no such country, there are no such people. The Japanese people are simply a mode of style, an exquisite fancy of art.” While Wilde meant that Japan exists in the imagination, what is Japan to people: Myth or reality? Verity or … More Geography Webbynar #4 (2021-2022) – Carlos Ortiz discusses the multilayered ways Japan is imagined

PGS Lecture Series 2022-02: Grace Barretto-Tesoro discusses placemaking

For this semester’s first lecture series, the Philippine Geographical Society is proud to present Grace Barretto-Tesoro who will give a presentation entitled “Placemaking in Pinagbayanan”. The talk is taking place at 4:00PM on 28 February 2022 (Monday), via Zoom. Dr Barretto-Tesoro is associate professor at the University of the Philippines-Archaeological Studies Program. Her areas of … More PGS Lecture Series 2022-02: Grace Barretto-Tesoro discusses placemaking

PGS Lecture Series 2022-01: Disaster Studies Manifesto at Accord – pananaliksik at pagsasalin

Adhikain ng Disaster Studies Manifesto at Accord na nakalathala sa https://www.radixonline.org/manifesto-accord na mas pahusayin ang pag-aaral ng kalamidad at ang praktis ng pagbawas ng banta at epekto ng kalamidad (o Disaster Studies and Disaster Risk Reduction).  Isa sa mga isinusulong nito ay ang pagamit ng wikang lokal, likas o taal (local and indigenous language) na … More PGS Lecture Series 2022-01: Disaster Studies Manifesto at Accord – pananaliksik at pagsasalin

Philippine Geographical Journal Launches Volumes 57, 58 & 59

Is it possible to bring the dormant to life?  Maybe if we’re talking volcanoes, winter seeds, the underground life of cicadas, hibernating Ursus Linnaeus, and yes, the ‘sleeping’ issues of the Philippine Geographical Journal.  PGJ started in 1953 — a few years after the Philippine Geographical Society (PGS) was born — and it kept on publishing articles … More Philippine Geographical Journal Launches Volumes 57, 58 & 59

Geography Webbynar #3 (2021-2022) – Jesus Federico Hernandez on place-based lexicon

How is language entrenched in places and landscapes? The UP Department of Geography Webbynar Series is proud to present the final lecture for 2021 by Prof Jesus Federico Hernandez from the UP Department of Linguistics. The talk is via Zoom on Saturday, 4 December 2021 at 2:00PM. The lecture entitled Reconstituting space: Exploring place lexicon … More Geography Webbynar #3 (2021-2022) – Jesus Federico Hernandez on place-based lexicon